Tag: blue

  • The Empuhuh

    The Empuhuh

    RoryStoryCubes helped me write this piece of flash fiction about a dog, a dragonfly and a dragon in a spare half-hour.

  • The wheels on the bus …

    The wheels on the bus …

    Writers & Artists Yearbook asked on Facebook “Writing exercise time: write a short paragraph to accompany this image.” I posted this …

  • Murder. No mystery.

    Murder. No mystery.

    The runes were cast and these are what the gods came back with – a black cat, a lightning bolt, a light bulb, an eye, a question, a footprint, an abacus, a compass and a magic wand – see the picture! I did my best with this meagre material… so here is my offering!

  • Photo prompt kills!

    Photo prompt kills!

    The little man had sharp blue eyes similar to those of a mynah bird we once had caged in the kitchen at home. Gordon continued, “He’s my most trusted forensic man. He’ll take you through to the morgue…

  • Tommy’s tale

    Tommy’s tale

    A stranded train passenger tells a tale to pass the time in the waiting room

  • The Morning After the Night Before

    The Morning After the Night Before

    You know the one where someone shows you a work of art or even just an everyday household object, and it inspires you to write something? I’ll show you mine, you show me yours…

  • Just like Conan Doyle?

    Just like Conan Doyle?

    Don’t deny you always wanted to write like Conan Doyle? Me too. So I gave it a go.

  • Adolphus and Me

    Adolphus and Me

    What if a fascist group rose to prominence in the United States, sometime round about now? Huh? Well what would YOU do?

  • Those Were the Days

    Those Were the Days

    In 2009 some old friends and I made a nostalgic return to some old pub haunts. I played the papparazi part. We all ended up feeling old. Where did the time go?

  • Joosy


    This story was inspired by my sometime tutor’s Bichon Frise dog. It’s a dirty job but someone had to write it…